Your DAISY Stories

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2010-05 Avneesh Singh

   "The idea that a visually challenged person could read [DAISY] books as a sighted person reads print really fascinated me."
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2011-01 Bernhard Heinser

   "I didn't hesitate when I heard about the Swedish DAISY initiative - SBS would be a part of it."
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2013-10 Birkir Gunnarsson - Part 1

   "Most importantly, never be afraid to fail."
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2013-11 Birkir Gunnarsson - Part 2

   "Knowledge is power."
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2012-10 Brian MacDonald

   "Our mission parallels DAISY's: to provide people with disabilities equal access to information and knowledge"
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2008-06 Charles Chen

   "Passion for technology, passion for accessibility"
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2014-02 Chris Downey - Part 1

   "Making more of the positive overwhelms the negative."
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2014-03 Chris Downey - Part 2

   "There is so much more room for a more equitable and just society."
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2009-05 Chris Friend

   "From the brewing industry to international advocate"
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2012-08 Christine Ha

   "Don't be afraid to dream big"
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2014-08 Christine Ha: Two Years Later

   "TV show host, best selling author, award winner and advocate"
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2009-04 Daniel Weck

   "Long live the Geeks!"
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2015-09 David Goldfield: The assistive technology landscape keeps changing

   "I enjoy reading books and assisting others to do the same."
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2007-10 Dipendra Manocha

   "DAISY for Research in developing countries"
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2011-11 Dominique Burger - Part 1

   "I could combine a professional interest with my own desire to do something useful."
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2011-12 Dominique Burger - Part 2

   "The work done by DAISY has structured much of my work, particularly in promoting universal access to reading"
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2014-04 Donna Hill - Part 1

   "An abiding certainty that I would overcome all obstacles was not something I experienced."
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2014-05 Donna Hill - Part 2

   "Technology had blown the lid off of what was possible without sight."
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2008-03 Dr. Nina Ghiselli

   "Rediscovering the Bookworm"
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2009-10 Elke Dittmer

   "DAISY is an association of the world: both the industrialized and developing world."
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2013-12 Favourite Stories 2007-2010

   "Special: My 3 Favourite DAISY Stories 2007-2010"
2010-10 Gerel Dondow

   "With DAISY I feel myself as a sighted reader, easily navigating among the various provisions of legislations"
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2009-03 Gerry Chevalier

   "Witnessed the revolutionary power of navigable DAISY books."
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2009-11 Gilles Pepin

   "I had no clue that this phone call would change the course of my career and of the company I had founded."
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2014-01 Greg Aikens

   "Greg spent a month in Central Asia focusing on the needs of people with disabilities in developing nations."
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2007-09 Greg Kearney

   "DAISY for Adult Readers with Dyslexia"
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2007-11 Hiroshi Kawamura

   "DAISY For everyone by sharing knowledge"
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2012-03 Hoby Wedler - Part 1

   "I have a strong desire to know 'how' and 'why'"
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2012-04 Hoby Wedler - Part 2

   "Learning Ally materials changed my life completely"
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2010-01 Jim Fruchterman - Part 1

   "Rockets, Calera and Arkenstone"
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2010-02 Jim Fruchterman - Part 2

   "Benetech and Bookshare"
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2007-12 Jim Marks

   "DAISY enhances the reading experience"
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2009-06 Jim Sanders

   "A man with a wonderful sense of humor"
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2012-09 John Gardner

   "My goal is to make mainstream math and graphics accessible"
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2011-04 John J. Boyer

   "this has meant dedicating the use of my abilities to benefit others"
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2013-08 Kartik Sawhney

   "Don't lose faith in yourself. Everything is possible."
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2010-09 Kathy Nimmer

   "I revel in the increased freedom of digital books and their smaller, more savvy devices"
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2009-08 Kenny Johar - Part 1

   "Success outside depends upon success inside."
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2009-09 Kenny Johar - Part 2

   "DAISY is the future of information access worldwide."
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2012-12 Kevin Carey

   "Behind all the positive developments there lies a deep problem: the graphics explosion"
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2014-06 Koen Krikhaar - Part 1

   "My commitment to accessible information and to better services for people with print disabilities turns out to be a lifelong one."
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2014-10 Koen Krikhaar - Part 2

   "It dawned on me that the UNCRPD was the missing link needed to bring the work of special libraries into an inclusive society with barrier free access to books and information."
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2011-02 Lars Ballieu Christensen

   "I'm working toward an accessible and inclusive information society"
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2010-03 Lars Sönnebo (Part 1)

   "Daisy, Daisy, give me your answer, do"
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2010-04 Lars Sönnebo (Part 2) - Three DAISY Musketeers

   " Was DAISY really the right way to go?"
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2016-12 Leslie Patterson Finds Successful Strategies to Teach Students with Dyslexia

   "Discover assistive technology to hear content read aloud."
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2010-11 Liza Daly

   "When the web emerged, there was no question in my mind that this was about to usher in a fundamental shift in how we engaged with the world."
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2013-09 Ludy Lee

   "Working at TDTB has indeed made my life meaningful"
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2013-04 Luz Rello

   "What you don't share gets lost."
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2014-12 Lynn Leith

   "More than half my life has revolved around making information accessible."
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2010-06 Mai-Linn Holdt

   "An old problem suddenly changed into a challenging opportunity for a kid using DAISY"
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2016-06 Maribel Steel: New Focus on Accessible Publishing

   "eBooks in accessible formats is the next frontier to publishing."
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2011-08 Marie Kouthoofd

   "The VR Stream and DAISY navigation changed everything for me"
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2008-04 Marisa DeMeglio

   "From dotcom to DAISY"
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2010-08 Mary Jane Barnett

   "Long before the development of DAISY, I was a reader"
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2008-03 Mary Schnackenberg

   "I want it all, I want it now"
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2013-01 Maryanne Diamond - Part 1

   "Access to information has been a major challenge for me in every aspect of my life"
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2013-02 Maryanne Diamond - Part 2

   "I was not afraid to take opportunities which came my way."
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2013-03 Matt Garrish

   "Every child should have the same access to those transcendent moments that books brought me."
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2012-11 Mayu Hamada

   "Many things still have to be done."
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2008-07 Michael Hingson (Part 1)

   "A life changed forever"
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2008-08 Michael Hingson (Part 2)

   "One sensory modality isn't enough for any of us"
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2012-06 Nancy and Peter Torpey

   "Life isn't all about work"
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2009-02 Napur Jain

   "Success made possible through the DAISY library of NAB"
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2012-05 Neil Jarvis

   "My whole life had been leading up to this role"
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2011-05 Niels Thogersen

   "We were not aware of the opportunities that would arrive with DAISY"
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2011-06 Niels Thogersen (Part 2)

   "Collaboration had not really been a part of the picture - until DAISY"
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2008-10 Pedro Zurita

   "Working toward a society that is truly for all"
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2008-09 Penny Hartin

   "Advocate for the rights of blind and low vision persons"
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2011-09 Prashant and Veena Verma - Part 1

   "Sometimes life has a strange way of bringing two people together"
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2011-10 Prashant and Veena Verma - Part 2

   "Prashant and Veena Verma are role models for everyone regardless of ability or disability"
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2015-06 Richard Orme: My Journey to Improve Access and Technologies

   "I joined DAISY at an interesting time."
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2014-09 Romain Deltour

   "This meeting opened my eyes to accessibility matters and the awesome power of technology to improve access to information."
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2013-06 Ron McCallum

   "We can transport those books across borders and give life to people particularly in developing countries - I want that to happen."
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2008-12 Savita Singh

   "A dream of ... a library where all the books are available in an accessible format"
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2009-01 Shinano Kenshi

   "Moto Kaneko shares how Shinano Kenshi Co., Ltd. began its ongoing commitment to DAISY"
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2012-01 Stephen King - Part 1

   "Anything is possible for someone who is blind: that stuck with me ever since"
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2012-02 Stephen King - Part 2

   " I knew we could change the world"
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2010-12 Thomas Kahlisch

   "Now the DAISY train is rolling through the whole world and it also stops at many places in Germany to let people get on board."
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2008-01 Tom Dinning (Part 1)

   "DAISY has so much to offer that I wonder why we would do it any other way."
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2008-02 Tom Dinning (Part 2)

   "It's quite exciting to see a young student who was previously feeling out of the picture now being in control."
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2013-05 Tony Giles

   "Seeing The World My Way"
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2011-03 Tribute to Nesbit

   "A Special Story"
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2014-11 Vashkar Bhattacharjee

   "DAISY showed me the exact thing that I want and need to ease the way for education for visually impaired students."
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2009-12 Vincent Spiewak

   "I immediately understood that DAISY is the replacement for audio tapes/CDs that my aunt used, that it was the standard for digital talking books."
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